The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 22 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 24 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.15% 8.00% 9.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.29% 68.57% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 22 30
Average salary £78,000 £72,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
QA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
7 35 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.05% 11.67% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 63
Average salary £67,500 £77,750 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.18% -22.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region.

QA Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) ETL
3 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (75.00%) Cognos
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) PeopleSoft
3 6 (75.00%) SAP
3 6 (75.00%) IBM
3 6 (75.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 6 (75.00%) SAP Data Services
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (75.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) RUP
5 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) JMS
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) DB2
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Replication
5 1 (12.50%) Unified Process

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ERwin
1 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) JMS
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) WS-I
1 1 (12.50%) XBRL
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ETL
2 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (75.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) RUP
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Process
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) PDM
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Cognos
2 6 (75.00%) PeopleSoft
2 6 (75.00%) SAP
2 6 (75.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Informatica
3 1 (12.50%) Talend